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  1. Using a bipolar transistor to turn a load on and off
    For situations when your microcontroller (or whatever) can't do it on its own. - by (*steve*)
    Updated: Jul 6, 2014
  2. Do I need a heatsink? How big?
    A simple inroduction to heatsinking components - by (*steve*)
    Updated: Jul 6, 2014
  3. PCB prototype manufacturing calculator
    Find the least expensive PCP manufacturer for your hobby project - by Harald Kapp
    Updated: Jun 4, 2014
  4. How to take photos of circuit boards
    Hints and tips on how to take optimal photos of your circuit boards - by KrisBlueNZ
    Updated: May 5, 2014
  5. Adding new components to LTSPICE
    add models and subcircuits from other sources - by Harald Kapp
    Updated: May 13, 2014

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  1. LTSPICE Shortcuts

    Time-saving Keyboard Shortcuts for LTSpice
  2. Long duration timers - Notes for beginners

    Tips for beginners on long duration timers.
  3. How to take photos of circuit boards

    Hints and tips on how to take optimal photos of your circuit boards
  4. Got a question about driving LEDs?

    A list of common anwers and links to useful documentation on driving LEDs.
  1. Resistors, Capacitors, Zener diodes... Why the funny values?

    An explanation of the E-series and why those funny values are used.
    Updated:
    Mar 18, 2017
  2. ako: A Kind Of (aliasing components)

    Stepping device parameters or stepping complete device models
    Updated:
    Feb 21, 2017
  3. Simulating time variable resistors

    Simulate time variable resistors in LTSPICE using a voltage source as controller
    Updated:
    Feb 8, 2017
  4. Simulating sawtooth and triangular waveforms

    simulate sawtooth and triangular waveforms in LTSPICE using a PULSE source
    Updated:
    Jun 10, 2016
  5. Power Supplies - Common Terms and Limitations

    What is a power supply (source) and how can I control the voltage and current?
    Updated:
    Feb 23, 2016
  6. Electronics Talk - interesting interviews and shows

    Interesting videos with/on Electronics Legends
    Updated:
    Feb 17, 2016
  7. Stepper Motor Max RPM

    Details on how to calculate stepper motor max RPM.
    Updated:
    Jan 27, 2016
  8. How to Solder properly

    A series of profesional Videos from PACE
    Updated:
    Dec 23, 2015
  9. Audio Circuit Collection

    Predominantly circuit diagrams for music related equipment like guitars, but site has many others
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    Nov 19, 2015
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    Nov 3, 2015
  11. Logos for electronic component manufacturers

    Quick reference for common manufacturer logos on electronic components
    Updated:
    Dec 30, 2014
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    Nov 17, 2014
  13. Component Identification

    Some useful component identification information
    Updated:
    Oct 23, 2014
  14. Compilation of useful electronics software

    This resource will provide list of software that a electronics hobbyist may find useful
    Updated:
    Oct 4, 2014
  15. Compilation of useful electronics sites

    This resource will provide list of sites that a electronics hobbyist may find useful
    Updated:
    Oct 2, 2014
  16. Digital temperature measurements

    Calibrating your finger for more accurate subjective assesments.
    Updated:
    Aug 25, 2014
  17. List of EDA packages

    Lists of EDA (schematic and PCB) packages: free/open-source, free limited versions, and commercial
    Updated:
    Aug 22, 2014
  18. How a BJT Transistor works (base current version)

    A simple (if not absolutely accurate description) of how a normal transistor operates
    Updated:
    Aug 21, 2014
  19. Component suppliers

    Names and web addresses for companies that supply electronic components
    Updated:
    Jul 23, 2014
  20. Logic gates

    Explanations about logic gates and what they can be used for
    Updated:
    Jul 16, 2014